Wait and hope in God

But for you, O Lord, do I wait; it is you, O Lord my God, who will answer. C. H. Spurgeon on Psalm 38:15 Hope in God’s intervention, and belief in the power of prayer, are two most blessed stays to the soul in time of adversity. Turning right away from the creature to the sovereign Lord … More Wait and hope in God

Not just a few crumbs a day

In our Bible passage in Romans today: For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. —Romans 15:4 John Piper says that there are three three truths from Romans 15:4 All the Scriptures are for our instruction. All the … More Not just a few crumbs a day

Nothing will be able to stand but that which has the lasting element of faith in God to cement it.

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait?         My hope is in you. —Psalm 39:7 ESV From Charles Spurgeon’s comments on Psalm 39, The Treasury of David: My hope is in thee. The Lord is self existent and true, and therefore worthy of the confidence of men; he will live when all … More Nothing will be able to stand but that which has the lasting element of faith in God to cement it.

Hope in God

  Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ…..He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you who through him are believers … More Hope in God

John Piper on the “Musts” and “Shalls” of the Bible

1 Thessalonians 1:2 We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.  John Piper, in a sermon “The Fruit of Hope: Endurance” Let us probe the connection … More John Piper on the “Musts” and “Shalls” of the Bible